Mt. Vernon is an alternative school with the capacity to serve ninety 6th through 8th grade mild to moderate at-risk students. Approximately 15 percent of these are identified as special education students receiving additional consultative and resource services.

Our mission is to provide all students an opportunity to succeed in character development and academics while becoming more responsible and productive citizens equipped for future challenges.

There are three programs on the Mt. Vernon campus that are each designed to address a variety of student needs.  The Mt. Vernon Middle School program for at-risk middle school students, the Boosters acceleration program, and the Bridges program for Kindergarten through 5th grade.


7th Grade Visits Duke Lemur Center and Duke Homestead

  7th grade students visited the Duke Lemur Center and Duke Homestead Tuesday, January 27.  At the Lemur center, students saw a variety of live lemur species, learned about the island of Madagascar, original home of lemurs, and saw first-hand the genetic variation that has evolved within this unique ecosystem.  At the Homestead, students learned …

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Middle School Math Placement Sessions Offered

Wake County is offering a variety of sessions to inform families about math placement.  Parents will learn about Middle School Math Placement Guidelines Resources to Support Success in Math Available in ALL WCPSS Middle Schools. Math Progression in Middle & High School – What Comes After 6th Grade Math How and When You Have Options for Math Acceleration For details about …

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Booster Program Graduation

Congratulations to the fourteen students who graduated from the Booster Program today!  These students worked diligently all semester in all of their courses and even earned two high school credits for Math and Earth Science.  These students will begin high school Wednesday and are looking forward to this new chapter in their lives.  Below are …

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Holiday Program

Our Holiday Program was a great success!  Students showcased their talents in singing, dancing, and public speaking to their peers, families, and community guests.  Pictures from the event are featured below.  

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